Sweet and healing, honey has been a staple in the human diet since the beginning of time. Considered one of the purest foods on the planet and more than just a sweetener raw honey has been used for centuries for wound healing especially burns, as a sleep aid and to help soothe a cough. A powerful immune booster due to a high antioxidant content and used with cinnamon for blood sugar management honey contains 22 amino acids, 27 minerals and over 5000 enzymes.
Best consumed in the raw, unheated state for greatest nutritional benefit honey is a delicious ingredient in many recipes including honey chia seed pudding, chocolate peanut butter energy balls, vinaigrette dressings, honey mustard dip or spread, combined with nuts, and as a fruit dip. You can enjoy honey drizzled in yogurt or as a yummy topping on sprouted grain toast.